We who lived through those years recall Coretta as a remarkable combination of power and peacefulness.
So simple and yet moving, the song seemed to take its expression from the peacefulness of his soul.
early 14c., "inclined to peace, friendly, pacific," from peace + -ful. Meaning "tranquil, calm, full of peace" is from mid-14c. In reference to nonviolent methods of effecting social change, it is attested from 1876. Related: Peacefully; peacefulness. Peaceful coexistence (1920) originally was in regard to Soviet policy toward the capitalist West.